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French Balloon soars 400 feet over Disney World
French Balloon maker Aérophile just announced the newest attraction for Disney World. Their 105 foot high "Characters in Flight" balloon will soar 400 feet over Downtown Disney, and can carry up to 30 passengers in its gondola.
When the weather cooperates, passengers will be able to get a 360 degree view for up to 10 miles. The balloon is tethered to a special star shaped landing dock, and a quick mooring system means they can keep things going a decent pace, without having to wait in line too long.
Rides on the balloon are $16 for adults and $10 for children (10 and under).
A similar balloon has been soaring over Paris for a decade, and has proven to be a huge success.